Giving young people the skills and knowledge they need to campaign online safely about issues they're passionate about.

Element Society and Chilypep are working together to make young people as prepared as possible for safe and successful online campaigning. The Gen Z project trains young people in things such as project planning, goal setting, and online safety, as well as offering support with launching and running on and offline campaigns.

Download our campaigning toolkit here!


How can I get involved?

WE ARE RECRUITING FUTURE ACTIVISTS! Are you aged between 11 and 19? Do you want to make a change in the world? From Monday 25th – Friday 29th October, Chilypep and Element Society are running a week of activism training. To find out more, please fill in our short Google Form, here:

https://forms.gle/NmwYUvNde92ikLkJ8


Support the campaigns from this project!

Just Us
Topic: Body confidence
Contact: tbc
Socials: @just_us_sheff

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Young Yet Powerful
Topic: Lowering the voting age to 16
Contact: [email protected]
Socials: @youngyetpowerful

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Power Over Periods
Topic: Period poverty
Contact: [email protected]
Socials: https://linktr.ee/poweroverperiods

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Fair For Me
Topic: More youth spaces in Sheffield
Contact: tbc
Socials: tbc

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Is It Fair?
Topic: Gender equality in schools
Contact: tbc
Socials: @isit_fair

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Stop The Bottle, Stop The Abuse
Topic: Families dealing with alcoholism
Contact: [email protected]
Socials: tbc

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It has been really inspiring watching the young people take the training we've given them and use the skills to develop campaigns on issues they are passionate about. They have worked really hard and have so much knowledge and insight into the issues they've chosen. - Jasmine 


This project wouldn't be possible without funding from the Act For Change Fund - a joint initiative from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, the Esmee Fairburn Foundation, and the National Lottery Community Fund